Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944

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Thomas Sturge Moore was an English poet, playwright, and art critic. Largely self-educated, Moore wrote books on modern artists and volumes of poems. His correspondence with William Butler Yeats has been published.

From the description of T. Sturge Moore papers, 1918 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26507462

From the guide to the T. Sturge Moore Papers, 1918, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Rare Book Literary and Historical Papers.)

Thomas Sturge Moore was an English author and artist. A friend and contemporary of W.B. Yeats, he shared many of Yeats's influences, but resisted occultism and respected Christian values. He published poetry and verse drama, and also designed costumes for the theatre and bookcovers and bookplates, often for Yeats's books. A poet's poet, his verse was greatly admired and had notable influence on Yeats, Ezra Pound, and others.

From the description of T. Sturge Moore letters and catalog, 1903-1933. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 58546615

Thomas Sturge Moore was a poet, art and literature critic, book designer, illustrator, editor, stage-designer and wood engraver. He was born on 4 March 1870 and was educated at The Croydon Art School and Lambeth Art School. Sturge Moore was a prolific poet and his subjects included, morality, art and the spirit. His first pamphlet, Two Poems , was printed privately in 1893 and his first book of verse, The Vinedresser , was published in 1899. His love for poetry lead him to become an active member of the Poetry Recital Society. His first (of 31) plays to be produced was Aphrodite against Artemis (1906), staged by the Literary Theatre Club of which he became a member in 1908. He received a civil list pension in 1920 in recognition for his contribution to literature and in 1930 he was nominated as one of seven candidates for the position of Poet Laureate. He died on 18 July 1944.

From the guide to the Moore, Thomas Sturge, 1816-1989, (Senate House Library, University of London)

English author and wood engraver.

From the description of The dying swan : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of the poem, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639227

Thomas Sturge Moore (1870-1944), poet and author, born in Hastings, England.

From the description of T. Sturge Moore papers, 1928-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863186

Epithet: writer and designer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x0000c8

British author, poet, art historian and critic, literary critic.

From the description of Letter, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80460813

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creatorOf Vol. CXVIII. 1910-1911.Charles de Sousy Ricketts, alias 'Jean Paul Raymond'; RA: Augusta Gabrielle Eden Enthoven, OBE: Letters to Augusta Gabrielle Eden Enthoven from Charles de Sousy Ricketts: 1910.Sibyl Colefax, née Halsey; wife of Sir A Colefax, K..., 1910-1911 British Library
creatorOf T. Sturge Moore Papers, 1918 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Rare Book Literary and Historical Papers.
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA
creatorOf Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T.S. Eliot Collection, 1905, 1917-1979. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Autograph letter signed T. Sturge Moore to: Doctor Marks. July 10, 1928. Wellesley College
creatorOf Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. William Butler Yeats Collection, 1872-1970. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf MS Mus. 1596. Autograph music manuscripts: Works and parts of works by M. Carafa, G. Henschel, P. Radcliffe, A. Schnittke, R. Sessions and E. Thiman; [1835-1985]. The Henschel and Thiman pieces were presented by N. J. T. Tyroll-Evans, 19 Sept. 2003, ..., 1835-1990 British Library
creatorOf MACMILLAN ARCHIVE. Vol. CCXV. Correspondence with T. Sturge Moore; 1904-1943, n.d.Thomas Sturge Moore, author and engraver: Correspondence with Macmillan and Company: 1904-1943, n.d.Drama: Poetry ENGLISH: Correspondence of Macmillan and Co. with poet..., 1904-1943 British Library
referencedIn The Gordon Bottomley Papers, 1773, 1831-1958, nd British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn RICKETTS AND SHANNON AND 'MICHAEL FIELD' TRANSCRIPTS. Transcripts of materials, mainly personal papers, relating to Charles de Sousy Ricketts, R.A. (b.1866, d.1931), Charles Haslewood Shannon, R.A. (b.1863, d.1937), and 'Michael Field' [Katherine Har..., 1887-1931 British Library
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. The dying swan : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of the poem, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers of Thomas Sturge Moore, 1937-1947 Reading University : Special Collections Services
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Letter, 1939. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Letters, 1916-1920, to Philip D. Sherman. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Acton, Harold, 1904-1994. Harold Acton papers, 1932-1941. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Radin, Herman T. (Herman Theodore), b. 1878. Letters to Herman Theodore Radin, 1911-1944. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Letter to Mr. Huntley? Carter : Norwich, Eng. : ALS, [undated]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf G. B. SHAW PAPERS: SERIES I. Vol. XXXI (ff. 216). Correspondence with:1. ff. 1-7. Lord Haldane; 1900-1919.2. ff. 8-17v. Rev. James Hannay al. 'George A. Birmingham’; 1908-1912.3. ff. 18-27v. Keir Hardie; 1906-1914.4. ff. 28-56. Frank Harris and h..., 1884-1950 British Library
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Autograph letter signed T. Sturge Moore to: Mr. Elkin Matthews. November 11, 1910. Wellesley College
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Autograph letter signed : London, to W.B. Yeats, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lewis, Owen, 1933-1944 Senate House Library (University of London)
referencedIn Vol. XV (ff. iv+ 186). 1901.includes:f. 126 Thomas Sturge Moore, author and engraver: Verses: circ. 1901.: Copy., 1901 British Library
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Letters : 40, Well Walk, Hampstead [London], to Mrs. Grenfell, 1915 June 14 and 19. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Autograph letter signed T.S. Moore to: Dr. Jeannette Marks. Wellesley College
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. T. Sturge Moore papers, 1918 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Vol. X (ff. 452). 1914-1916.includes:f. 1 John Henderson, Secretary, National Liberal Club: Letter to G. B. Shaw of John Henderson: 1914.f. 2 Robert Loraine, MC; actor and aviator: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of Robert Loraine: 1906?, 1914: P..., 1914-1916 British Library
referencedIn McFarlane, Ida Kruse, 1871?-1940. Letters, 1898-1901. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Harold Acton papers, 1932-1941 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf POETRY BOOKSHOP PAPERS. Vol. XIX (ff. 285). General correspondence including letters of condolence upon the death of Harold Monro in 1932 and relating to the closure of The Poetry Bookshop in 1935; 1914-1969. Partly signed.Robert Laurence Binyon, CH;..., 1914-1969 British Library
creatorOf COCKERELL PAPERS. Vol. CXV (ff. iv+88). Mi-Morg.includes:ff. 1-10 Eric George Millar, DLitt.; Keeper of Manuscripts, British Museum: Correspondence with S. C. Cockerell: 1915-1961.ff. 11-16 Alec Miller, sculptor: Letters to S. C. Cockerell: 1956.... British Library
referencedIn Horace Mason Reynolds papers, 1895-1965. Houghton Library
referencedIn Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Papers. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Herbert F. West collection of A. Hugh Fisher, 1860-1945, 1901-1945 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn British authors collection, 1840-1953. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf 'MICHAEL FIELD' CORRESPONDENCE, consisting chiefly of letters written to either, or both, of the two poets, Miss Katharine Harris Bradley and her niece, Miss Edith Emma Cooper, who collaborated under the joint penname of 'Michael Field'; 1871-1911, n..., 1871-1911 British Library
referencedIn Wyndham Lewis collection, 1877-1975 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Literary works by others, 1899-1934 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXX (ff. i+262). Miscellanea, 1890-1912, n.d.Katherine Harris Bradley, alias (with Miss E E Cooper) 'Michael Field': 'Works and Days' (journals) by, as 'Michael Field': 1868-1914.includes:ff. 5-9, 46-48, 51, 200 Amy Katharine Mary Ryan, d 1910..., 1890-1912 British Library
referencedIn RUBBRA COLLECTION. Vol. LIV. Ink (ff. 1-31v) and pencil (ff. 32-59v) short scores. With a sketch for 'Hymnus ante somnum' (ff. 33-34: see also Add. 62655). ff. 59. 355 x 275mm.Thomas Sturge Moore, author and engraver: `The Reflection', opera by E. Ru... British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1038. ‘Dolores’ Manuscripts. Vol. v. A volume of songs for voice and piano by various composers; early to mid-nineteenth century.ff. i + 67. 295 x 240mm. Half leather on marbled boards.1. f. 1. Untitled song beginning ‘My Connor his che..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Smith, Bernhard. Bernhard Smith collection of letters regarding "The children's moon and other poems", 1910-1923 (bulk 1910-1911). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn RUBBRA COLLECTION. Vol. LV. Pencil full score. ff. 62. 355 x 275mm.Thomas Sturge Moore, author and engraver: `The Reflection', opera by E. Rubbra , to a libretto by Thomas Sturge Moore: 1933. British Library
creatorOf SOCIETY OF AUTHORS ARCHIVE. Vol. CI (ff. 207). 1. ff. 1-60. Eleanor Miller, as executor of her husband, Dr Arthur A. Miller; 1936-1939, n.d. 2. ff. 61-80. Ernest Milton and his wife, Naomi Royde Smith; 1933-1955. 3. ff. 81-136. Julian Mockford; 1931-..., 1920-1955 British Library
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. T. Sturge Moore papers, 1928-1934. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Letter to Mr. Spare : London : ALS, 1916 Mar. 3. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf RICKETTS AND SHANNON PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 176). Correspondence of Ricketts and Shannon with: 1. ff. 1-145. Thomas Sturge Moore; bef. 1894-1934, n.d. 2. ff. 146-176. Marie Sturge Moore (née Appia); 1905-1929. Partly French.includes:ff. 1-145 Thomas ..., 1905-1929 British Library
referencedIn Carl Woodring collection on Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon, 1846-2001 (bulk 1890-1986). Rice University, Fondren Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1081. Christopher Shaw Collection: Vol. iv. Songs; 1944-1983.ff. 116. 390 x 300mm.1. ff. 1-8v. ‘Aubade’ (words, Shakespeare and Thomas Heywood, first words ‘Hark, hark the lark at heaven’s gate sings’ and ‘Pack, clouds, away’) for soprano..., 1944-1983 British Library
referencedIn Ottoline Morrell Collection TXRC98-A17., 1882-1946, (bulk 1882-1938) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Morrell, Ottoline Violet Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, Lady, 1873-1938. Ottoline Morrell Collection, 1882-1946 (bulk 1882-1938). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. T. Sturge Moore letters and catalog, 1903-1933. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Letters from Thomas Sturge Moore , 1908-1944 British Library
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Autograph letters signed (9) : Hampstead and Dorking, to Tom Turner, 1936 Nov. 30-1940 Mar. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. Editorial correspondence, 1904-1930 Houghton Library
creatorOf Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957. Wyndham Lewis collection, 1877-1975. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Letters to Herman Theodore Radin, 1911-1944 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Letter : London, to Laurence Housman, 1903 Feb. 24. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Carl Woodring collection on Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon MS 513., 1846-2001 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
creatorOf B. 'MICHAEL FIELD' JOURNALS'Works and Days' of 'Michael Field': journals of Miss Katharine Harris Bradley and her niece, Miss Edith Emma Cooper; 1868-1914. Vol. I (46776) is a journal and notebook kept by Miss Bradley while in Paris, 1868-1869; and t..., 1868-1914 British Library
referencedIn Letters (13) from W. B. Yeats to C. K. Shorter; [Dec. 1902?]includes:ff. 42, 43 Thomas Sturge Moore, author and engraver: Clement King Shorter, journalist and author: George Augustus Moore, novelist: William Butler Yeats, poet: Letter to Clement Ki... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXIX (ff. 37). 1914.Katherine Harris Bradley, alias (with Miss E E Cooper) 'Michael Field': 'Works and Days' (journals) by, as 'Michael Field': 1868-1914., 1914 British Library
referencedIn KOTELIANSKY PAPERS. Vol. IX (ff. 287). General correspondence; 1916-1946, n.d. Writers of letters include Thomas Stearns Eliot, Virginia Woolf and Edward Morgan Forster. At ff. 144-151 are letters from Dr Andrew John Morland to Koteliansky and (f. 14..., 1916-1946 British Library
referencedIn Benington, Walter, b. 1872,. Ezra Pound Collection. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Papers of James Joyce in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1904-1937. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar additional papers, 1842-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Butler Yeats Collection TXRC02-A7., 1872-1970 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Papers of Lady Mary Davis, 1904-1935 British Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library
referencedIn 46473. MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper and (art. I) vellum; ff. 88., 1100-1933 British Library
referencedIn Smith, Bernhard. Bernhard Smith collection of letters regarding "The children's moon and other poems", 1910-1923 (bulk 1910-1911) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1221. Miscellaneous 19th century letters and music.ff. 122. Largest size 36 x 26mm.A. William Croft (b.1678, d.1727): ‘O Lord thou hast searched me out’, for mixed voices; [after circa 1720]. Copy. Caption title (f. 1r) reads ‘This is a Vers..., 1715-1931 British Library
referencedIn T. S. Eliot Collection TXRC07-A6., 1905, 1917-1979 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf MS Mus. 1039. ‘Dolores’ Manuscripts. Vol. vi. A volume of pieces for vocal ensemble and piano by various composers; between circa 1800 and circa 1840. Glees, partsongs and opera excerpts arranged for voices and piano.ff. 72. 295 x 240mm. Half l..., 1795-1845 British Library
creatorOf Moore, Thomas Sturge, 1816-1989 Senate House Library (University of London)
creatorOf Eccles Bequest. Vol. C. Correspondence of Robert Baldwin Ross with the following; 1901-1917, n.d. Partly typewritten.1. Charles H. Shannon; 1901-1917, n.d.2. Sir William Blake Richmond; 1902-1911, n.d.3. John Singer Sargent; 1903-1916, n.d.4. George ..., 1901-1917 British Library
referencedIn 'MICHAEL FIELD' CORRESPONDENCE. Vol. VI (ff. 267). Letters to 'Michael Field' from:-(1) Sarah Anna ('Sarianna') Browning, sister of Robert Browning; 28 Apr. 1887-27 Dec. 1898. Followed (ff. 117, 120) by two letters from Robert Wiedemann Barrett Brown..., 1887-1911 British Library
referencedIn Letters to Sir William Rothenstein from various correspondents, 1900-1945. Houghton Library
creatorOf STURGE MOORE AND SVAMI PAPERS45732. CORRESPONDENCE AND PAPERS of Thomas Sturge Moore and Shri Purohita Svami relating to their literary collaboration; 1931-1932. Viz.:-(1) Correspondence between Moore and the Svami rel. to the latter's autobiography..., 1931-1932 British Library
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associatedWith Acton, Harold, 1904-1994. person
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correspondedWith Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948 person
associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966. person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 person
associatedWith Field, Michael. person
associatedWith Foot, Isaac, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. person
associatedWith Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-1985. person
associatedWith Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. person
correspondedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Lewis, Owen, fl 1933-1944 person
associatedWith Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957. person
associatedWith Marks, Jeannette Augustus, 1875-1964. person
associatedWith Matthews, Elkin, 1851-1921. person
correspondedWith McFarlane, Ida Kruse, 1871?-1940. person
associatedWith Morrell, Ottoline Violet Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, Lady, 1873-1938 person
associatedWith Newbolt, Henry John, Sir, 1862-1938, person
associatedWith Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. person
associatedWith Radin, Herman T. (Herman Theodore), b. 1878. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
correspondedWith Reynolds, Horace Mason, 1896-1965 person
correspondedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 person
associatedWith Sherman, Philip Darrell, 1881-1958, person
associatedWith Smith, Bernhard. person
associatedWith Spare, Mr. person
associatedWith Thomas Sturge Moore person
associatedWith Turner, Tom, b. 1870, person
associatedWith Warrack, Clare. person
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associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson, Charles, 1891-1967. person
associatedWith Woodring, Carl, 1919- person
associatedWith Yeats, William Butler, 1865-1939 person
correspondedWith Yourcenar, Marguerite. person
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